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作者 Marron, Donncha
書名 Consumer credit in the United States [electronic resource] : a sociological perspective from the 19th century to the present / Donncha Marron
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
國際標準書號 9780230101517
國際標準號碼 10.1057/9780230101517 doi
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 260 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Fishing for sharks and governing small loans -- Consuming by installments : the rise of retail credit -- Assembling the automobile, reassembling thrift -- Mass credit, mass society, and their discontents -- Plastic credit, plastic lifestyles -- Credit reporting and consumer surveillance -- Risk and technologies of credit scoring -- Borrowing on the fringe : the fate of the risky -- Risk, identity, and the consumer -- "See how lenders see you" : from actuarial to subjective governance -- Securing the self -- Conclusion : taking life
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Apr. 12, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
It is commonly imagined that in recent years the rampant growth of consumer credit has lured American consumers into a crippling state of indebtedness, a state that has upended old cultural values of Puritan thrift and stimulated a frenzy of consumption. Drawing on the sociological concept of'government' and informed by a historical perspective, Marron presents a much more complex and nuanced reality. From its early antecedents in nineteenth century salary lending and instalment selling,she shows how the emergence and growth of consumer credit in the UnitedStates have always been subject to shifting regimes of control and regulation.& 60;& 60;& 60;
鏈接 Original 023061518X 9780230615182 (DLC) 2009013907 (OCoLC)268792661
主題 Consumer credit -- Social aspects -- United States
Consumer credit -- United States
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